Wednesday, May 21, 2014

FIRST LOOK: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/PC

25 cool cloud, security & mobile startups to watch | Despite source code leak, Android malware fetches top $5,000 price

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FIRST LOOK: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/PC
Newest Microsoft Surface device built as both a tablet and an enterprise desktop replacement Read More


BlackBerry's EZ Pass Offers Free EMM Licenses for BES10
BlackBerry has launched a free EMM license offer to persuade enterprises to upgrade their existing BlackBerry MDM platform, or migrate from any other MDM vendor*. Switch to BES10 and get perpetual Silver level EMM licenses for each existing BlackBerry license or other active MDM licenses, 1 for 1. Good, AirWatch and MobileIron licenses count too. Find out how your BlackBerry, iOS and Android management can be consolidated onto a single, highly secure EMM platform. If you've been waiting for the right time to switch to BES10, this is it. Read More about EZ Pass

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Avoid the Sales/IT Collision Scenario
This InfoWorld research report, based on an IDG QuickPulse survey administered to IT professionals, will provide insight into the BYOA trend, identify pain points associated with traditional online meeting tools, and address business-driven IT requirements that benefit the overall organization. Learn More

25 cool cloud, security & mobile startups to watch
There's no scientific formula behind this list: It's just a bunch of new-ish, mainly enterprise-focused computing and networking companies that have launched, received fresh funding of late or otherwise popped onto my radar screen. Read More

Despite source code leak, Android malware fetches top $5,000 price
Despite a leak of its source code, an Android program aimed at compromising online bank accounts is still commanding US$5,000 per copy, one of the highest prices seen for a type of malware, according to research from Symantec. Read More

Verizon's XLTE promises 'faster peak speeds' with double the bandwidth
Verizon Wireless launched XLTE network coverage in more than 250 U.S. cities on Monday, promising its customers twice the 4G LTE bandwidth and "faster peak speeds" in those areas. Read More


The Next Generation of Big Data
Live event: Thursday, May 22, 2014 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Learn about IBM's new and expanded Information Management capabilities now delivered in the cloud. Register Now

The 6 craziest ideas for the iPhone 6
If you see anybody trying to pass off these 'prototypes' as real, don't take them seriously Read More

Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 3 PC designed for enterprises
Microsoft is betting the future of its PC hardware business on enterprises with the introduction of a high-end portable called Surface Pro 3 that has a larger screen and more processing power than previous Surface devices, and makes no attempt to go toe-to-toe with the iPad. Read More

20 cool things you can do with a Raspberry Pi
Get creative. No, more creative than that. Keep going. Read More

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Cloud-Enabled Data Center Infrastructure
Cloud-Based Delivery of IT infrastructure and Applications is radically changing the way businesses buy and use technology. But the cloud won't deliver full value to providers and users unless close attention is paid to physical infrastructure in the cloud data center. Learn More

Healthcare IT pros laud security, privacy tools
Healthcare IT spending is projected to hit $34.5 billion in North America this year as organizations wrestle with healthcare reform, adoption of electronic records, and the proliferation of digital and wireless medical devices. Read More

Startup OnlyBoth turns IBM's Watson on its head
OnlyBoth, a Pittsburgh startup whose first offering is an app that generates often surprising insights about U.S. colleges and universities, has seriously been a long time coming. Read More

Home routers: Broken windows to the world
For most people, a home router is their window to the world -- the World Wide Web. Read More

Windows XP on the police fingerprint scanner: What could possibly go wrong?
I couldn't resist taking a photo of this fingerprint scanner station while touring our suburban Boston police station during an open house. No really, I was there for an open house. And yes really, that's Windows XP running on the machine, which sits just outside the jail cells. (Note the artistic capturing of the handcuffs reflection in the monitor screen.) Read More


Celebrating 25 years of Cisco Networkers

This year, Cisco recognizes the 25th anniversary of its Networkers user conference.


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